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RAmos Launches HD Video Recording-capable PMP

Not much is known about this PMP, it's rumored to be running some variation of Android but there is no solid evidence of that as of yet. It is a great looking piece of hardware and if Android is indeed the chosen OS, this will be a welcome addition to the Android family. It has 720p and 1080p video playback, a 7-inch (800 x ×480) display screen and an HDMI out. There is also support for many different types of media such as, RMVB, AVI, WMV, VOB, FLV, and MPG for starters. There is no set price, I would image that it will not be a cheap device.This is a great choice for all your multimedia needs. [via ramos]

PLANET Technology Android Compatible NVR-810

PLANET Technology's latest model of Network Video Recorder series allows you to monitor your home or business from your Android device while on the go. It records and playback video from up to 8 IP network cameras. You can even view real time remote surveillance and play back the recorded video via the web browser or the bundled CMS software right from your mobile device.

Guardian Project has secure Android smartphones in the works

Cryptographically secure phones has been around for quite sometime now but the use of such devices are highly underutilized due to their high cost and low user support. Android is now being used by Guardian Project in an effort to bring these types of devices to the masses. Android-compatible handset will be updated with new firmware release that would add an anonymous browser, encrypted email, secure voice calls and secure data sync, along with various other security related things.

Nexus One Flash 10.1 video demo

The wait continues but at least we have more video proof that it does work, kinda. This is a Nexus with Flash 10.1 in the early stages of development as you will see in the upcoming video.

Android Shipping 60,000 Units A Day

Its no secret that Android is picking up steam and is quickly becoming the fastest growing market among smart-phone and handsets in general. The versatility of the platform as well as the different hardware variations are really helping to aid in the growth of the OS. But 60,000 units shipped a day? This is an awesome feat and shows the popularity of Android around the world.

T-Mobile UK Will Soon Have The Motorola Milestone

The GSM version of thee highly successful Motorola Droid will soon make its way to T-Mobile UK. This Android 2.0 packs in a fast processor along with an awesome GPU. This is one of the best Android handsets available and it has a full hardware keyboard.

T-Mobile G1 hack adds Android Arduino support

Modding Android handsets has been made particularly easy thanks to their open-source software, and so it's almost a surprise that it's taken this long to see integration with that other hacker's delight, the Arduino microprocessor board.  Over at Instructables there's a guide that explains exactly how to connect a rooted T-Mobile G1 up to the Arduino, potentially allowing for ready access to the handset's 3G, camera, microphone, speaker and other functionality from whatever hobby electronics you hook up. It's the handiwork of Tim Heath and Ryan Hickman, who have produced the Python scripts which allow the G1 to communicate with the Arduino board.  The basic functionality turns an LED on and off, but of course the expectation is that electronics tinkerers will use the system to develop wirelessly-connected robotics, remote telepresence systems and generally interface with other external hardware. [via Hack a Day]

Android OS To Trump OS X Touch?

Analysts at Informa Telecoms & Media have calculated that sales of phones powered by Google's Android OS may overtake Apple's iPhone by 2012. A large part of this equation had to do with hardware developers depending on open-sourced software as a way to save money during the manufacturing process.

Once the market-leader in smartphone OS usage, Symbian has fallen to less-than-half market share over just a few years. This is surely partially due to Nokia's poor performance, but the advancement of competing platforms also plays a role. For the first time ever, smartphones have outsold notebook computers. This may symbolize a public's need to have a more portable device on the go, and a more powerful desktop computer at home. Robust platforms like Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, and OS X Touch will begin to emerge as the preferred way to access data while away from the home or office. With no ties to specific hardware or carrier, Google could take a huge bite out of the market with the Android platform. [via vnunet.com]
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